State Transportation Building in Boston will house migrant families as emergency shelter


The Massachusetts State Transportation Building in Boston will be used as an emergency shelter for migrants arriving in the state, state officials confirmed Monday.
The building, located at 10 Park Plaza, is a headquarters for the MBTA and other state transportation operations. But starting Monday, it will become a short-term shelter for up to 25 families as the state continues to grapple with an emergency shelter system that is maxed out at 7,500 families.
“In order to ensure that families eligible for Emergency Assistance shelter have a safe and warm place to sleep at night when there is not a shelter unit immediately available, the administration is utilizing space at 10 Park Plaza as a temporary, overnight facility,


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